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RRB ALP 2022

The official RRB ALP notification has not yet been released by the Railway Recruitment Board. Till then aspirants need to wait for the notification to learn about the different aspects related to the upcoming exam. This national level recruitment process consists of two main stages - CBT 1 and CBT 2 in which many candidates appear. Aspirants can learn more about the RRB ALP Exam 20202 Recruitment 2022 here.

RRB ALP Notification 2022

The RRB ALP Notification 2022 will be released by the Railway Recruitment Board on its official website which candidates must download as all the information regarding the recruitment process such as exam dates, application window, number of vacancies, salary, syllabus and exam pattern, and more. We will discuss all of this in detail once the RRB ALP notification 2022 is published.

>> RRB ALP Notification 2022 PDF

RRB ALP Exam Date 2022

Since the RRB ALP notification is not out yet, we will update the information on this page as soon as RRB releases the RRB ALP exam date on its website. 

RRB ALP Important Dates

Since the RRB ALP notification or date, neither is out yet, we will update the information on this page as soon as RRB releases the RRB ALP exam date on its website.

Events

RRB ALP 2022 Important Dates

RRB ALP Notification Release Date

To be announced

Application process starts from

To be announced

Last date to Apply Online

To be announced

Application Correction Window

To be announced

CBT 1 Admit Card Release Date

To be notified

RRB ALP Exam Date 2022

To be announced

CBT 1 Result Date

To be notified

CBT 1 Answer Key Release date

To be notified

What is RRB ALP Exam?

The RRB ALP stands for Railway Recruitment Board Assistant Loco Pilot. This is a national online exam administered by the RRB for recruiting Group C and Group D non-gazetted civil servants. The syllabus for this exam includes subjects like General Intelligence and Logical Reasoning, General Awareness, Mathematics, Current Affairs, Engineering, and General Science.

RRB ALP 2022 Overview

Some of the key points that candidates must know about the RRB ALP 2022 exam are given here. We have added some of the highlights in a tabulated manner below for the convenience of the candidates.

RRB ALP Overview 2022

Name of the Organization

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)

Name of the Examination

RRB ALP

RRB ALP Full Form

Railway Recruitment Board Assistant Loco Pilot

Post Name

Assistant Loco Pilot & Technician

Vacancy

To be announced

Selection Process

CBT I, CBT 2 & CBAT (Only for ALP)

Official Website

Railway Recruitment Board Website

RBB ALP Eligibility

The RRB ALP Eligibility consists of various parameters which candidates should fulfil in order to be eligible to take the prestigious exam. If a candidate fails to meet any part of the RRB ALP eligibility, he/she will be disqualified and their candidature will be cancelled. They can take a look at these parameters and learn about them in detail.

RRB ALP Age Limit

According to the age criteria, the minimum age of the candidate can be 18 years and the maximum age can be 28 years. There are certain age relaxations for candidates under the reserved categories.

RRB ALP Qualification

Technician: Candidates should have completed their Matriculation/SSLC as well as the apprentice course to be eligible for this exam. Candidates with a 10+2 mark sheet with Maths and Physics as main subjects or a diploma in engineering are also eligible.

Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP): Candidates should have their Matriculation/SSLC completed along with a diploma in engineering or any apprentice course for the post of RRB ALP. 

Medical Standards for RRB ALP 2022

Apart from the other eligibility parameters for RRB ALP, candidates also need to satisfy the medical standards prescribed for this post. These standards have been described in the table below.

RRB ALP 2022 Medical Standards

Visual Capability/Acuity

A 1

Near Vision: Sn: 0.6,0.6 without glasses and must qualify tests for Mesopic Vision, Field of Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, etc.

Distance Vision: 6/6, 6/6 without glasses with fogging test (must not accept +2D)

B 1

Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with/without glasses when reading or doing close work and should pass the test for Night Vision, Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Mesopic Vision, etc.

Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with/without glasses (power of lenses should not be more than 4D)

B 2

Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with/ without glasses when reading and should pass the Binocular Vision test

Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with/ without glasses (power of lenses should not be more than 4D).

C 1

Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with/without glasses when reading or when any kind of close work is needed

Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with/ without glasses.

RRB ALP Apply Online

The online link for RRB ALP 2022 will be released on the official RRB website. The aspirants will have to wait till the dates are released by the Railway Recruitment Board in the application window in the official RRB ALP notification 2022. We will provide the direct link to apply online on this page for convenience of candidates.

>> RRB ALP Apply Online 2022

Steps to Apply Online for RRB ALP 2022

If you are unsure about the apply online process for RRB ALP, keep reading. We have added the steps to apply online in a simplified manner.

      Visit the official RRB website and register yourself through a valid email ID.

      Login using the same registered email address and password that you received in mail.

      Upload all the documents asked including a scanned passport-size photograph and your accurate signature.

      Pay the RRB ALP application fee through online payment methods.

      Click on the submit button and take a printout of the application form.

RRB ALP 2022 Application Fee

Candidates need to pay the RRB ALP application fee to complete the process. The details of the expected application fee are mentioned below.

Categories

RRB ALP Application Fee

Others

Rs 500

SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class.

The fee will be refunded for these categories after deducting bank charges on appearing in CBT-1

Rs 250

RRB ALP Selection Process

The selection process for the RRB ALP has multiple rounds which candidates should qualify in. The selection process is slightly different for the post of Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician.

For the post of ALP, candidates will have to go through the following stages:

      CBT 1

      CBT 2

      CBAT

      Document Verification and Empanelling

Furthermore, for the post of Technician, the RRB ALP selection process is as follows:

      CBT 1

      CBT 2

      Document Verification and Empanelling

RRB ALP Exam Pattern

Aspirants must go through the syllabus and exam pattern before applying for the RRB ALP Exam which will provide them a proper understanding of the structure and marking scheme of the exam. This will help them score better by preparing well for the upcoming exam. Candidates must note that the exam pattern is different for the 2 stages of CBT. 

RRB ALP Exam Pattern for CBT 1

The exam pattern for the first stage is illustrated in the following table.

Subjects

No. of Questions

Duration

Maths

20

60 Minutes

General Science

20

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

General Awareness

10

RRB ALP Exam Pattern for CBT 2

The second stage is divided into 2 parts. Part A will be designed to test the knowledge of candidates on General Awareness, Reasoning, Maths and Basic Science and Engineering. On the contrary, Part B will test their practical knowledge of trade.

RRB ALP CBT 2: Part A

Part A will consist of questions related to the four main subjects and the candidates will have to answer them in a span of 90 minutes.

Subject

Questions

Duration

General Awareness

10

90 Minutes

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

Mathematics

25

Basic Science and Engineering

40

RRB ALP CBT 2: Part B

Part B of RRB ALP will consist of questions related to trade and relevant practical knowledge.

Subject

Questions

Duration

Relevant Trade

75

60

After qualifying both CBT 1 and CBT 2, only those who are applying for the position of Assistant Loco Pilot will have to take the Computer-Based Aptitude Test or CBAT. 

RRB ALP Syllabus

Aspirants should have a thorough understanding of the syllabus in order to score well in the exam. The syllabus for both the stages has been illustrated in detail below.

Subjects

Topics

General Knowledge

Personalities, Science & Technology, Sports and Culture, Economics, Indian Polity

Logical Reasoning

Syllogism, Jumbling, Mathematical operations, Venn Diagram, Coding-Decoding, Conclusions and Decision Making, Data Interpretation, Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Blood relationships, Analytical reasoning, Similarities and Differences, Arguments and Assumptions, etc

Mathematics

Number system, Decimals, BODMAS, Fractions, Time and Distance, Geometry, Trigonometry, Percentages, Square Root, Ratio and Proportion, Mensuration, LCM, Profit and Loss, HCF, Time and Work, Interest, Algebra, Elementary Statistics, Age Calculations, Calendar and Clock, etc

General Science

Biological Sciences, Physics, Chemistry

RRB ALP CBT 2 Syllabus

For CBT 2, candidates must have a thorough knowledge of the following topics.

Subjects

Topics

General Knowledge

Personalities, Indian Polity, Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Economics.

Maths

LCM, HCF, Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, Square Root, Age Calculations, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Elementary Statistics, Pipes & Cistern, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Simple and Compound Interest, Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry, Calendar & Clock, Profit, and Loss

Logical Reasoning

Blood relations, Arguments and Assumptions, Coding-Decoding, Mathematical operations, Similarities and Differences, Syllogism, Venn Diagram, Jumbling, Analogies, Alphabetical and Numerical Series, Data Interpretation, Conclusions and Decision Making, Analytical reasoning, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions, etc.

Basic Engineering and Science

Speed and Velocity, Engineering Drawing (Views, Projections, Drawing Instruments, Geometric figures, Lines, Symbolic, Representation), Work Power and Energy, Basic Electricity, Environment Education, Occupational Health and Safety, Heat and Temperature, Units, Measurements, Mass Weight, and Density Levers and Simple Machines, IT Literacy, etc.

RRB ALP Admit Card

The Admit card is a vital document which is mandatory for candidates to carry to the exam hall. The RRB ALP Admit card is expected to be released 10 days prior to the exam date. Till the official notification is released, we cannot give any specific dates when the admit card will be made available. We will add a direct link on our page as soon as RRB releases the admit card, to help candidates download it without any hassle.

Steps to Download Admit Card for RRB ALP

You can check the steps given below to download the admit card for RRB ALP once it is released.

      Visit the official website of the Railway Recruitment Board.

      Click on the download link for the RRB ALP Admit Card.

      Submit the details such as your registration number, DOB, and password to log in.

      Go through your admit card and save it to take a printout for future reference.

RRB ALP Vacancy

Candidates will get to know the number of vacancies that are available under RRB ALP only after the official RRB ALP notification is released. Meanwhile candidates can go through the vacancy trends from previous years to get a better understanding. They can find the zone-wise vacancy data for both Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician positions below.

Aspirants for this job post can check the previous year RRB ALP/Technician vacancies as per their desired zone below:

Post

New Vacancies

Technicians

36576

Assistant Loco Pilot

27795

Total

64371

Note: Railway has increased RRB ALP vacancy. Now, total vacancies are 64371. Post-wise details of enhanced vacancies are available now.

RRB ALP Vacancy (Revised) Zone Wise

RRB Zone

Railway

Assistant Loco Pilot

SC

UR

OBC

ST

Total

ExSM

AHMEDABAD

WR

54

193

93

25

365

38

AJMER

NWR

156

547

275

79

1057

80

WCR

8

27

14

4

53

5

ALLAHABAD

DLW

0

0

0

0

0

0

NCR

460

1643

735

181

3019

298

NR

183

615

328

91

1217

59

BENGALURU

RWF

0

0

0

0

0

0

SWR

243

834

422

124

1623

170

BHOPAL

WCR

128

430

231

65

854

0

WR

45

127

64

20

256

26

BHUBHANESHWAR

ECoR

334

1362

365

167

2228

223

BILASPUR

CR

48

181

39

68

336

35

SECR

176

585

293

94

1148

114

CHANDIGARH

NR

193

664

351

100

1308

146

CHENNAI

ICF

0

0

0

0

0

0

SR

117

414

166

64

761

65

GORAKHPUR

MCF

0

0

0

0

0

0

NER

252

849

454

126

1681

205

RDSO

0

0

0

0

0

0

GUWAHATI

NFR

63

211

114

32

420

65

JAMMU SRINAGAR

DMW

0

0

0

0

0

0

NR

58

158

102

39

357

0

RCF

0

0

0

0

0

0

KOLKATA

CLW

0

0

0

0

0

0

ER

105

377

158

66

706

71

METRO

0

0

0

0

0

0

SER

105

355

190

53

703

107

MALDA

ER

104

319

126

65

614

75

SER

28

94

51

14

187

19

MUMBAI

CR

168

851

313

148

1480

251

SC

20

66

36

10

132

13

WR

37

144

52

21

254

29

MUZAFFARPUR

ECR

68

230

123

35

456

46

PATNA

ECR

108

363

195

54

720

132

RWP

0

0

0

0

0

0

RANCHI

ECR

224

739

397

102

1462

125

SER

95

278

156

40

569

105

SECUNDERABAD

ECoR

151

238

62

36

487

49

SC

398

1327

721

200

2646

267

SILIGURI

NFR

80

270

144

40

534

34

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

SR

25

81

44

12

162

9

GRAND TOTAL

4234

14572

6814

2175

27795

2861

RRB Technician Vacancy (Revised) Zone-wise

RRB Zone

Railway

Technician

SC

OBC

ST

UR

Total

VH

OH

HH

ExSM

AHMEDABAD

WR

111

230

58

463

862

3

24

6

100

AJMER

NWR

224

430

122

860

1636

0

6

2

117

WCR

50

89

23

178

340

0

2

0

22

ALLAHABAD

DLW

0

0

9

0

9

0

0

0

0

NCR

386

656

186

1372

2603

1

22+2*

9+1*

243

NR

95

164

47

328

634

1

22

6

71

BENGALURU

RWF

11

29

8

32

84

0

5+4*

1

8

SWR

269

468

143

892

1772

3

31

7

189

BHOPAL

WCR

237

393

141

795

1566

0

11

7

4

WR

42

72

24

133

271

0

9

4

27

BHUBHANESHWAR

ECoR

62

122

33

227

444

1

3

3

47

BILASPUR

CR

25

62

21

106

214

0

1

1

26

SECR

89

189

47

375

700

0

6

1

58

CHANDIGARH

NR

445

824

246

1653

3168

0

39

14

308

CHENNAI

ICF

30

70

19

127

246

1

3

2

31

SR

464

602

311

1437

2814

0

28

18

204

GORAKHPUR

MCF

16

23

6

94

139

0

0

0

1

NER

236

425

116

844

1621

0

10

3

217

RDSO

1

1

2

0

4

0

0

0

0

GUWAHATI

NFR

120

212

56

407

795

1

10

5

84

JAMMU SRINAGAR

DMW

2

1

40

7

50

0

0

1

0

NR

45

126

37

222

430

0

3

1

44

RCF

17

60

8

61

146

0

4

0

13

KOLKATA

CLW

10

14

6

37

67

0

0

0

0

ER

481

837

247

1670

3235

3

14

11

330

METRO

49

90

25

169

333

0

11

0

33

SER

68

122

32

261

483

1

1

2

21

MALDA

ER

81

129

38

277

525

1

8

3

62

SER

79

145

39

267

530

0

7

7

55

MUMBAI

CR

433

860

269

1592

3155

4

41+1*

34

344

SC

4

11

3

27

45

0

0

0

3

WR

95

187

52

354

688

2

16

18

85

MUZAFFARPUR

ECR

103

181

49

350

683

0

8

3

71

PATNA

ECR

84

146

42

275

547

0

4

0

47

RWP

3

4

1

8

16

0

0

0

0

RANCHI

ECR

76

123

38

226

463

1

8

2

46

SER

291

467

132

897

1787

0

12

9

181

SECUNDERABAD

ECoR

62

41

52

99

254

0

1

1

26

SC

349

648

185

1248

2430

4

36

14

221

SILIGURI

NFR

50

91

29

171

341

0

0

0

36

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

SR

64

93

62

227

446

0

4

2

45

GRAND TOTAL

5359

9437

3004

18768

36576

27

410+7*

197+1*

3420

RRB ALP Salary

RRB ALP Salary is important to be kept in mind by candidates before applying. The pay scale of RRB Assistant Loco Pilot is Rs 19,900/- which comes under Level 2 of the 7th CPC Pay Matrix. The RRB ALP will get various perks and allowances such as House Rent Allowance (HRA), Dearness Allowance (DA), Running Allowance, Transport Allowance, New Pension Scheme, and much more.

The pay scale of RRB Assistant Loco Pilot is Rs 19,900/- comes under Level 02 of the 7th CPC Pay Matrix. Apart from the salary, the RRB ALP will get various perks and allowances such as House Rent Allowance (HRA), Dearness Allowance (DA), Running Allowance, Transport Allowance, New Pension Scheme, and much more.

RRB ALP Job Profile

Candidates must understand the role and responsibilities associated with the position of RRB ALP. This will decide whether this post is suitable for them. We have provided a brief overview of the RRB ALP job profile below:

      Helping the Loco Driver whenever required.

      Increasing the productivity of the Locomotive.

      Repairing the Locomotive when needed.

      Remarking track defects and so on.

RRB ALP Previous Year Question Paper

Candidates must analyse the previous year papers as this is an excellent way to gain perspective on how to prepare for the exam to score well and increase chances of qualifying. Candidates can download the previous year papers in a PDF format along with the solutions and start preparing for RRB ALP Recruitment 2022.

Candidates who applied for Railway ALP must solve the previous year question papers of RRB ALP.

RRB ALP Result

The Railway Recruitment Board will release the RRB ALP Result on its official website after the completion of the exam. The result is a PDF format with the roll numbers and names of the qualified candidates after the completion of each stage. Only the candidates who qualify in CBT 1 will be eligible to sit for CBT 2 and then CBAT.

Steps to Check RRB ALP Result 2022

To check the result of RRB ALP after the exam completion is simple. You just have to follow these simple steps:

      Log in to the official website of the Railway Recruitment Board.

      Check for the notification regarding the Result and click on it.

      Fill in the required details including your registration number, DOB, and password.

      Click on submit and check your result for the RRB ALP 2022 exam. 

RRB ALP Answer Key

We will provide detailed exam analysis for RRB ALP 2022 and discuss the question paper in detail once the exam is completed. Candidates will get to know how much marks to expect in the exam from the RRB ALP Answer key.

The provisional answer key exam is posted by the authorities typically before the final one. The aim of the provisional answer key is to help the candidates get an idea of their probable score. They can challenge the answer key in case they feel answers are wrong. The Board will release a final answer key after the process of raising objections to the provisional answer key is completed. We will add the direct link to check the answer key as soon as it is released on the official website.

RRB ALP Cut Off

The RRB ALP Cut off will be officially released along with the final result. Meanwhile candidates appearing for the upcoming exam can check the previous year cut off to get an idea of how much they need to score in the exam and to create a better preparation strategy to achieve the desired result. RRB ALP Cut Off is shared below:

Categories

Minimum Qualifying Percentage

General

40%

OBC

30%

SC

30%

ST

25%

 

Best Books for RRB Assistant Loco Pilot

Aspirants need to choose the right set of books to start preparation for RRB ALP. The RRB ALP exam books cover important factors to be studied for the preparation of the exam. Below is the list of books you need to follow for your study:

Mathematics:

       Fast-track Objective Arithmetic – Arihant Publications

       Quickest Mathematics – Kiran Publication

       AVISION'S Exam Prep Math Quizzes – AVISION'S Exam Prep

General Science:

       Lucent General Science – Lucent

       AVISION'S Exam Prep Science PDF – AVISION'S Exam Prep

Reasoning:

       A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning – Dr R. S. Aggrawal

       AVISION'S Exam Prep Reasoning Quizzes – AVISION'S Exam Prep

GK/Current Affairs:

       Lucent GK – Dr Binay Karna & Manendra Mukul

       AVISION'S Exam Prep General Quizzes – AVISION'S Exam Prep

       Newspaper – Any News Paper

RRB ALP Test Series

Candidates should join AVISION’s Exam Prep’s RRB ALP Online Test series and coaching to score high in the upcoming exam. They can subscribe to get the latest study material and many other resources from our website to crack the exam with ease. The RRB ALP online mock test series is available for Assistant Loco Pilot and technicians. The 20 full-length tests and topics tests are available in Hindi/English.

RRB ALP Preparation Tips

The preparation tips will help aspirants to solve the question papers for RRB ALP. Check the following preparation tips you can’t fail with:

1.      Learn the latest exam pattern and go through the entire syllabus in detail.

2.      Build a calendar with important syllabus and topics.

3.      Give extra time for very important topics & questions.

4.      Revise your plan activities.

5.      Read the best books guided by top experts

6.      Solve previous year question papers.

7.      Practise RRB ALP online test series provided by AVISION'S Exam Prep.

8.      Solve quizzes and start the discussion with the RRB ALP community on AVISION'S Exam Prep App.

9.      Subscribe to the SSC Railway exam and get a notification on RRB ALP updates.

10.  Focus on fast-solving techniques - Time matters.

RRB ALP FAQs

            1. What is RRB ALP?

            RRB ALP is a national-level examination held for the recruitment of worthy candidates for the post of Assistant Loco Pilot in the Indian Railways. The exam is held under the guidance of the Railway Recruitment Board of India and lakhs of candidates participate in every recruitment cycle.

             

            2. When will the RRB ALP Notification be released?

            The RRB ALP notification 2022 is expected to be released in the month of November or December 2022. Candidates can expect it to release soon and must start preparing for the exam as early as possible to increase their chances of getting selected. We will post the official RRB ALP Notification 2022 PDF on this page for their convenience.

             

            3. How to download the notification for RRB ALP?

            The process of downloading the RRB ALP Notification 2022 PDF is quite straightforward. You just have to visit the official RRB website and look for the option to download the notification in PDF form. Another easier way to do the same is to come back to this page as we will post the RRB ALP notification 2022 PDF here as well.

             

            4. What is RRB ALP Eligibility?

            There are multiple parameters that candidates must satisfy to become eligible for the post of RRB ALP. These parameters include - nationality, age limit, educational qualification and medical standards. You can read about all the conditions in detail in the above sections. Only the candidates who satisfy all the conditions will be eligible for the position and the rest will be disqualified.

 

5. What is the full form of RRB ALP?

The full form of RRB ALP stands for Railway Recruitment Board Assistant Loco-Pilot. It is a sought-after position in the Indian Railways and thousands of candidates take the exam and participate in the recruitment drive.

6. What is age limit for RRB ALP?

As per the RRB ALP age limit, the minimum age of the candidate can be 18 years and the maximum age is 28 years. However, there are also some age relaxations that are applicable for some categories. You can read about the detailed age criteria in the page above.

7. How to prepare for RRB ALP Recruitment 2022?

The process to prepare for RRB ALP Recruitment 2022 is just like any other competitive exam. You must begin by familiarising yourself with the syllabus and exam pattern and selecting the right study material. You can also subscribe to Byju’s Exam Prep to take your preparation for RRB ALP to the next level.

8. How tough is the RRB ALP exam?

RRB ALP is a sought-after competitive exam that offers a lucrative salary ang job profile. Therefore, cracking the exam can be a bit tricky for candidates in their first attempt. However, curating a sound preparation strategy and having a disciplined approach can help you achieve your desired result.

9. What is the selection process for RRB ALP?

The selection process for the post of RRB ALP includes multiple stages that are mentioned below. Candidates must qualify in each stage to be eligible for the next round.

       CBT 1

       CBT 2

       CBAT

       Document verification

10. When will the Admit Card for RRB ALP be released?

The admit card for the RRB ALP Recruitment 2022 will be released 10 days before the exam date. Since the notification is not out yet, we cannot say when the exam will be held. Candidates must keep an eye out for any updates regarding the notification for the upcoming exam.

11. What is the syllabus for RRB ALP?

The syllabus for RRB ALP is slightly different for CBT 1 and CBT 2. For both exams, candidates need to study different subjects that include General Awareness, Logical Reasoning, Mathematics, General Science and Engineering. Going through the exam pattern and the syllabus topics will help candidates create a proper study plan and strategy to crack the exam.

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